Warehouse Forklift Operator

Job title: Warehouse Forklift Operator

Company: Cargill

Job description: Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

With specialists at every stage in the production process – from farm to factory – we craft cocoa and chocolate products according to specific desires for a wide range of applications including confectionery, bakery, cereals, desserts, dry mixes, ice cream and dairy. Our world-class products and services have been developed through almost 50 years of experience in the industry. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: Day shift 8am to 4pm

Compensation: $17.62/hr


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for the production of food safe product in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Palletizing products as they come off the line in proper stack patterns
  • Ensure stacking area is clean and free of contaminants, stack and pick ingredients for production’s needs
  • Accountable for the production of food safe product in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Food Safety Management
  • Loading & unloading trucks
  • Operate forklift
  • Stacking bags
  • Housekeeping
  • Safety – responsible for safety of themselves and teammates


  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending lifting up to 50lbs, keeling, climbing, crawling and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work overtime including holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts with advance notice.


  • Experience operating Forklift
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to learn forklift operation

This Full Time position is located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania; however, please expect to receive a call from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Expected salary: $17.62 per hour

Location: Hazleton, PA

Job date: Sat, 14 May 2022 07:55:30 GMT

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